Wrestling Monday / May 6
- The World Wrestling Federation officially became known as World Wrestling Entertainment Inc yesterday. From this point, all references will point to WWE.
- WWE Raw airs on TNN tonight from Hartford, where Ric Flair is expected to turn heel and join the nWo. The house show is in Lowell. Smackdown tapes for UPN tomorrow night in Bridgeport. The Canadian tour for both groups begins on Sat night in Quebec City.
- Wrestlemania X-8 set a new buy rate for ppv with $1.3 million.
- Ron Simmons, aka Farooq, may retire due to a nagging knee injury. He has spoken with WWE reps about becoming a road agent.
- From the Ross Report : Lita will be out of action for 9 months... Scotty 2 Hotty faces surgery tomorrow and will be out for 9 months...D D Page has an evaluation on May 16, which may lead to a decision concerning retirement... Kane should return in 3 months... Chris Benoit returns in 6 weeks... Rhyno will be back in 6 months... The Rock should return briefly @ the end of May.
- Spiderman has bumped The Scorpion King, setting a new opening weekend record with $114 million. The Scorpion King finished in second place for the weekend, taking in $9.6 million.
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